Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Thirty Minutes a Day of Exercise?

Better Think 50

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - Reuters Health

Greater amounts of physical activity than currently recommended may be necessary to prevent people from gaining weigh, and to help them lose weight and keep it off, according to updated guidelines issued by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

"In the midst of a genuine crisis in Americans' health related to what we eat and how little we move, these guidelines are meant to provide an understanding and clarification of the role of physical activity and its relationship to weight," Dr. Joseph E. Donnelly of the University of Kansas in Lawrence and chair of the advisory committee noted in a statement.

"Now that we have the latest information on how much physical activity is part of the equation, we can continue the educational process to help people who struggle with their weight," Donnelly added.

Read More about the Exercise Guidelines issued by the American College of Sports Medicine

Rick Kaselj

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Surrey, BC, Canada

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